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PostSubject: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 25th 2013, 3:12 pm

I just started a build on a poulan riding mower it has a 15hp briggs ohv engine that runs awesome and a peerless 5 speed transaxle runs down the trail but its slow.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 25th 2013, 3:13 pm

Well pulley swap fixes that problemo
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 25th 2013, 6:44 pm

I would love to sometime but don't have the stuff yet.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 25th 2013, 9:21 pm

Fit some pics Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 10:06 am

I do have to say it is a cheap build for now until stuff breaks.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 10:16 am

I have a friend that is giving me the front suspension off of a two wheel drive four wheeler to go under it then I want to make shock mounts for the transaxle.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 10:29 am

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I have a friend that is giving me the front suspension off of a two wheel drive four wheeler to go under it then I want to make shock mounts for the transaxle.
THe shocks on the front will be a nice upgrade but for the rear won't work. Your gonna run in to problems with the belt and shifter.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 10:43 am

was just a thought for the rear
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 10:59 am

Just so you know I moved your thread to the Off Road/Rally Tractor/Mower Project & builds part of the forum.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 11:13 am

ok that's fine with me
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 11:27 am

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was just a thought for the rear
The only way you could really get it to work right would be using a peerless 700 or horizontal shaft motor. You could make a swing arm in the rear with a go kart axle and chain drive. And you would probilly need a good spring loaded tensioner on it to. It would work like that but if your looking for a cheap easy thing to do this isn't for you.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 26th 2013, 11:33 am

I under stand now the front would be just be badass I think
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 27th 2013, 1:54 pm

I have thoughts of a 4x4 conversion
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 27th 2013, 3:25 pm

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I have thoughts of a 4x4 conversion
Lol what happened to simple and cheap? I'm messin with ya. A 4wd conversation wouldn't be that hard if you know how to build stuff but the hard parts gonna be finding a AWS lawn mower
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 27th 2013, 7:16 pm

I know where their is a junk 4x4 straight axle 4wheeler at to use for the swap
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeSeptember 29th 2013, 3:35 pm

I want to use every thing off of the 4 wheeler frame and go to war from there
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 1:14 pm

just got a set of 4 wheeler tires for it
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 4:00 pm

those were my plans on the dot... haha. hope it works. i have yet to start my mower/4 wheeler crossbred demon yet
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 4:43 pm

it's going to be a slow build
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 4:59 pm

i havnt even started mine. just pricing parts. lol
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 5:01 pm

I like the tractor u have in the picture
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 6:13 pm

thank you. its currently awaiting new idler pulleys for the clutch.... and a battery
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 6:14 pm

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I want to make shock mounts for the transaxle.
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 6:17 pm

use rubber grommets inbetween the transaxle and frame about 1" to help abssorb some shock and dropping tire pressure down should help. you would need to strengthen the frame and build a support brace to take the stress off the transaxle as it would be allowed to twist in whatever way ti wanted also
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PostSubject: Re: off road mower   off road mower Icon_minitimeOctober 2nd 2013, 7:11 pm

thought of using motorcycle shocks then make it badass
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